Best Retaining Wall Contractors

Recognized as one of the best retaining wall contractors in the industry, Schnabel specializes in delivering custom earth-retention systems that cater to a wide array of project demands.

Our retaining walls, designed for a lifespan of 50 to 100 years, are tailored to address the unique soil and groundwater conditions of each site, alongside the specific construction methods used. As leading retaining wall contractors, we provide a diverse range of durable wall solutions, adeptly handling the unique challenges and environmental nuances each project presents.

Schnabel’s expertise as one of the best retaining wall contractors ensures that clients receive top-tier, effective solutions, regardless of the environmental or operational complexities.


In the field of permanent retaining wall construction, Schnabel’s role as one of the best retaining wall contractors is evident.

We offer practical and cost-effective solutions like permanent tieback, soil nail, and cantilevered pile walls, especially beneficial in cut or partial cut-and-fill situations. These methods are selected to minimize the impact on nearby structures or natural settings. Given their long-term durability, these walls are rigorously evaluated for environmental adaptability and corrosion resistance.

Our commitment to excellence in retaining wall construction ensures that every component, from structural elements to aesthetic design, is crafted to meet the highest standards of longevity and visual appeal.

With a legacy of over fifty years, Schnabel has established itself as a top choice among the best retaining wall contractors in America. We pride ourselves on customizing our retaining wall services to meet the specific needs and environmental conditions of each project. Our team of experts is ready to assist you in selecting the most suitable retaining wall solution. Contact Schnabel to leverage the expertise of one of the best retaining wall contractors in the field, ensuring your project’s success with our specialized knowledge and experience.


Schnabel is a leading contractor in retaining wall construction, whatever the environment, whatever your operational challenges.

Kennedy Interchange

Schnabel was contracted to design and build permanent retaining walls to improve traffic flow at one of the busiest interchanges in Atlanta, Georgia.

Contractors utilize retaining wall construction featuring permanent tiebacks, soil nails and/or cantilevered pile retaining walls.

US 321

Schnabel designed and constructed 15 permanent tieback walls with a total length of over 8,500 ft. for the Tennessee Department of Transportation during the widening of U.S. 321 on the edge of the Smoky Mountain National Park.

The widening of US 321 through several miles of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park just outside of Gatlinburg, TN utilized Permanent Tieback Walls to minimize the impact to the surrounding environment and preserve the beauty of this majestic area. It took a team approach between Schnabel, Blalock and Sons, Inc. and the Tennessee Department of Transportation to construct one of the largest permanent tieback wall projects in the nation.

Kevin Cargill, P.E., US 321


Schnabel is the sector’s most operationally efficient Geostructural Design & Construction contractor. We optimize efficiencies by leveraging decades of experience and design/build expertise, to innovate processes and approaches that are consistently proven to deliver optimal outcomes for our clients.